Nokia X and Family launched in Nigeria
At a launch party held in the West African country today, Nokia’s Head of Marketing in West Africa had this to say:
“We believe this unique combination will resonate with consumers around the world and set a great precedent for the level of quality that can be achieved in the fast-growing, affordable Smartphone segment. Users will enjoy signature Nokia experiences including free* HERE Maps, with true offline maps and integrated turn-by-turn navigation, Microsoft services such as Skype, One Drive and Outlook email as well as chat applications including BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) and WhatsApp”
Nokia X, X+ and XL were all launched at the 2014 MWC is Barcelona, Spain, last month. They all run on forked versions of Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS while making use of Microsoft and Nokia’s own services as alternates to Google Play, Google Chrome, and other services that gets bundled with Android.
The Nokia X alongside the Nokia X+ is a full touchscreen phone with 4″ IPS WVGA display. Their bigger brother, the Nokia XL comes with a massive 5-inch screen alongside 5MP camera and LED flash.
Even though there were no mentions of prices at the launch ceremony, the official pricing listed for the devices by at the MWC was €89/$122, €99/$136 and €109/$149 for the X, X+ and XL respectively.